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Battle Hymn of the Republic

Battle Hymn of the Republic

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Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910)

Reformer and writer

Samuel Gridley Howe (1801-1876)

Abolitionist and husband of Julia Ward Howe

First Edition

The first publication of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" in The Atlantic Monthly in February 1862

John Brown

The radical abolitionist who was, according to some, the inspiration for "John Brown's Body"

Methodist Meeting

The sort of Methodist camp meeting that gave birth to "Canaan's Happy Shore"

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